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16 March 2021

World Social Work Day

Today is World Social Work Day! Social services help hold communities in Wales together. But what does it involve, and who does it help? Social services exist to provide support that’s focused on improving the well-being of families, children, adults and carers. Though the role of social services is complex and varied, it is underpinned […]

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25 January 2021

Carers Wales Virtual Wellbeing Day

Carers Wales have announced their very first virtual wellbeing day. On 29 January, they are hosting a full day of activities to support the mindfulness and wellbeing of unpaid carers. The day will look like this: 10.00-11.20am – Mindfulness 11.30am-12.50pm – Managing your mind 1.00-2.20pm – Laughing Yoga – suitable for all ages and abilities […]

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21 January 2021

Employers, we are piloting an introduction to social care training programme!

In response to concerns about the availability of workers as a result of Covid-19, we are piloting an introduction to social care training programme to try and fast track people into jobs. We are running a free four-day training course for people interested in working in social care.   About the training The four-day training […]

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January 2021

Introduction to social care

We are running a funded training course for people interested in working in social care. About the training course The four-day training course will take place on-line with a tutor. You will need to be available to attend the four full days of training. The training will cover the essentials you need to start working […]

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14 January 2021

New TV adverts shine a light on the Early Years and Childcare sector

The WeCare Wales campaign has produced two new TV adverts to shine a light on the positive impact the Early Years and Childcare sector has on children’s learning and development. The ads have been produced in both Welsh and English, and feature Tracey Jones and Sam Tanner, Nursery Manager and Deputy Manager of Hollies Daycare […]

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30 November 2020

New online resource helps social care job applicants stand out

Today (30 November) a new national resource has been launched in Wales on the WeCare.Wales website. The resource helps jobseekers improve their employability as well as helping employers identify people most suited to working in social care roles. The new resource is available on the website of WeCare Wales (WeCare.wales),  a campaign that aims to […]

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22 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day seven – Celebrating our carers!

This week we have highlighted some stories about the exceptional carers we have here in Wales. Here, we celebrate our workforce and thank them for their commitment, kindness and care.

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21 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day six – in the community

There are a range of caring roles available in the community, offering opportunities for career development working with children and adults. There are many routes into working in the care sector. Here, we share stories from people that have joined the care sector from retail, health and criminology, as well as sharing how they have […]

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20 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day five – Care Homes

Care homes, also known as residential care homes, are where adults can live with the extra care and support they might need. They aim to create a homely and welcoming environment for their residents, their family and friends, and staff. In addition to accommodation, they offer a wide range of activities for residents to enjoy, […]

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19 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day four – Social Services

Social services exist to provide support that’s focused on improving the well-being of families, children, adults and carers. Social workers are fully qualified. They’re trained in giving support which can help people make changes and solve personal and social problems. Here, we share stories from some of the amazing people working in social services across […]

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18 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day three – Early Years and Childcare

There are many different opportunities and places where you can work in both early years and children’s social care. Here, we share stories from some of the amazing people working with children across Wales.

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17 November 2020

WeCare Wales Week: Day two – Home Care

Home care is also known as domiciliary care. These services provide essential care and support for people who live in their own homes.  This support is built around people’s needs and routines to helps them remain in their home in a safe and supported way. Here, we share stories from some of the amazing people […]

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